Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)

Senior professional support lawyer Paul England and Matthew Royle, partner in the life sciences team at international law firm Taylor Wessing discuss what the introduction of a manufacturing waiver to the SPC legislation means for manufacturers. Read more

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Earlier this year, the European Commission proposed the introduction of a manufacturing exemption for SPCs. Here, Alexander Kritharidis, Taylor Wessing, London, who is specialising in patents law, goes into more detail… Read more


The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) has revealed its deep concern over the European Commission’s proposal to open the supplementary protection certificates (SPC) legislation to introduce a manufacturing waive Read more


The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has handed down a ruling that ends uncertainty as to the duration of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) Read more